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Pied Spot

Dragonflies | Namibia

Introduction: Pied-Spots (Hemistigma albipunctum) occur mainly at well-vegetated ponds and swamps.

Distribution: Kavango, Chobe and Kwando Rivers, the Von Bach Dam near Okahandja.

Colouration: The body is yellowish with black markings.There is a yellow and black line to the front of the wing in both males and females, the face is metallic dark blue above and yellow underneath.

Breeding: Emergence can take a few hours and begins a few days before the larva depart the water.

Flight season: Throughout the year and in April and May at the Von Bach Dam.

Conservation: Not threatened.

Elegant Farmstead

On an old mission station south of Okahandja, the farm Otjisazu is full of historical interest

Gross Barmen Hot Springs

Situated some distance west of Okahandja the natural hot spring has been tapped and is used to full both an indoor and outdoor pool

Okahandja Country Hotel

A tranquil garden & African decor give this country hotel laid back, relaxed feeling. Situated on the outskirts of the town of Okahandja

Omatozu Game Farm

A game farm which offers a 'boutique camping experience' with accommodation in air-conditioned permanently erected tents

Oropoko Lodge

Situated on farmland west of Okahandja, Oropoko has a well stocked game park

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